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Aer Lingus

Irish flag carrier Aer Lingus operates a variety of European and intercontinental routes from its Dublin hub. Part of the International Airlines Group (IAG), it is also a former member of the oneworld alliance. Using its strategic location in Western Europe, Aer Lingus has recently become known for its use of narrowbody aircraft on transatlantic flights. (Featured image: Vincenzo Pace - Simple Flying)

Aer Lingus A321LR
To increase aircraft productivity, Aer Lingus often routes its A321LRs like this: Dublin-Washington Dulles-Dublin-London Heathrow-Dublin-Toronto... Photo: Vincenzo Pace | Simple Flying.
Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Dublin Airport
Year Founded:
Airline Group:
Lynne Embleton
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latest Aer Lingus Articles

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Irish Jumbos: The Story Of Aer Lingus' Boeing 747 Fleet

Did you know that the airline flew Boeing's iconic double-decker?

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Aer Lingus Adds Airbus A330 Flights To Denver & Minneapolis

Aer Lingus plans 19 US and Canada routes next summer.

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Aer Lingus Removes Minneapolis/St. Paul Flights From Schedule

The airline last served the airport three years ago.

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Aer Lingus Relanches Pilot Training Program As 90 Pilots Sought

The airline needs 90 aspiring pilots to join its forces over the next five years.

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Aer Lingus Regional Pilots To Discuss Pausing Bank Holiday Strike Action

The strike is likely to cause havoc to passengers during a bank holiday weekend.

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Aer Lingus Takes Delivery & Introduces New Airbus A320neo

Aer Lingus has taken delivery of its third A320neo.

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Extra Capacity: Examining Aer Lingus' Relationship With The Boeing 757

While hardly a mainstay of the Irish flag carrier's fleet, the 757 played an important role at the airline in the mid to late 2010s.

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Aer Lingus Will Start Recycling Onboard Waste On Ireland Bound Short-Haul Flights

The program is in collaboration with the waste collection company Panda.

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Why And How Was IAG Created?

Let's take a look at how one of the leading airline groups came to be.

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Irish Watchdog Secures Almost €350,000 In Passenger Compensation From Aer Lingus, Ryanair

The majority of complaints were due to cancelled flights.

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Pay And Benefits Information Of 2,000 Dublin Airport Staff Compromised

Other major companies, such as Shell, have also been targeted by hackers.

Emerald Airlines Leeds Bradford Airport, United Kingdom - 23 June, 2022: Aer Lingus ATR 72 (EI-GPN) arriving from Dublin, Ireland. 1
Emerald Airlines Pilots Begin Work To Rule Industrial Action

Aer Lingus Regional, operated by Emerald Airlines, is threatened by industrial action.

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Aer Lingus Announces Shannon-Paris Route

The airline will deploy its two-class A321LRs on the new route coming this September.

Heathrow, London - February 20th 2023: Loganair ATR-72-600 1
Loganair & Aer Lingus Codeshare Opens Remote Scotland To North Americans

This new agreement opens up regional Scotland to the world.

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Aer Lingus To Operate Special Rugby World Cup Flights Between Shannon & Paris CDG

The airline hopes to attract rugby fans to travel to Paris for the Rugby World Cup

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Irish Trijets: The Story Of Aer Lingus' McDonnell Douglas MD-11 Fleet

A brief history of the trijet, and other notable aircraft, that played a part in the Irish carrier's fleet.

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Aer Lingus Launches Only Nonstop Flight Between Europe and Cleveland

The carrier will connect Dublin and Cleveland four times weekly.

Aer Lingus Regional (operated by Emerald Airlines) ATR 72-600 on apporach. 1
Pilots Of Aer Lingus Regional Outfit Emerald Airlines Begin Vote On Potential Strike

The airline has yet to enter formal negotiations with pilots.

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Aer Lingus' Booking System Won't Process Some Irish Names

The carrier has come under fire from passengers unable to use the traditional spelling of their Irish names during the booking process.

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Aer Lingus Eyes Increased Terminal Capacity At Dublin Airport

The Irish flag carrier hopes to see Dublin Airport to expand to allow for more passengers.